Category Archives: Government Relations

Conference of city leaders, led by F&H staff, sees attendance grow for third straight year

Attendance at the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) Fall Conference, which was led by members of Flaherty & Hood’s legislative team, increased for a third straight year in 2019. More than 115 elected officials, city staff members and other more »

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F&H staff take the lead on addressing housing challenges in Greater Minnesota

For many cities in Greater Minnesota, a shortage of housing has become a serious impediment to economic and community growth. Without more housing options, cities struggle to attract new residents and businesses. In September, members of the Flaherty & Hood more »

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Nearly 100 city officials attend conference led by F&H legislative team

Flaherty & Hood’s legislative team recently staffed the 2019 Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) Summer Conference. Nearly 100 elected officials, city staff members and other city leaders from more than 50 Greater Minnesota cities convened in Bemidji on July more »

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Article Reflects on the Storied Career of F&H founder Tim Flaherty

Tim Flaherty’s long and successful career spent helping Greater Minnesota communities is the focus of a recent article recently published in Forum Communications newspapers across the state. Flaherty, the founder of Flaherty & Hood, retired this May after more than more »

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F&H Lobbying Team Leads “Final Push” Lobby Day at the Capitol

The lobbying team at Flaherty & Hood, P.A. led the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities’ (CGMC) “final push” lobby day efforts at the Capitol on May 8. Flaherty & Hood lobbyists joined forces with city leaders from across Greater Minnesota more »

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F&H Legislative Team Leads Municipal Leaders in Lobby Day

The legislative team at Flaherty & Hood coordinated and staffed the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) “Legislative Action Day” on Jan. 30 Despite subzero temperatures and icy road conditions, more than 50 city leaders from across the state still more »

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City Leaders from Across Greater MN Attend Conference Led By F&H Staff

More than 100 elected officials, city staff members and other city leaders from over 50 Greater Minnesota cities attended the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) annual Fall Conference, which was led by staff members from Flaherty & Hood’s legislative more »

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F&H Continues to Grow — Welcome, Lobbyist Scott McMahon!

The law firm of Flaherty & Hood, P.A. pleased to welcome Scott McMahon as the newest member of its legislative team. As a lobbyist for the firm, Scott uses his experience in public policy advocacy, grassroots engagement and coalition development more »

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F&H Welcomes Justin Stofferahn to its Legislative Team

Flaherty & Hood is pleased to welcome Justin Stofferahn as the newest member of its legislative and government relations team! As the policy analyst at Flaherty & Hood, Stofferahn uses his knowledge of tax policy and experience in state government more »

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City Officials from Across Minnesota Attend Conference Led by F&H Staff

Flaherty & Hood’s legislative team recently staffed the 2018 Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities Summer Conference. Nearly 100 elected officials, city staff members and other city leaders from 50 Greater Minnesota cities convened in Mankato on July 25-27 for informative more »

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